Helping Haiti

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As a Haitian-Arab-American. (Yes, we exist, and there are tons of us), I can't even begin to write how truly truly heartbreaking it is to see my parent's country endure yet another tribulation. If it's not political turmoil, its Mother Earth. Rush Limbaugh and Pat Robertson's balls have clearly shrunk and disappeared into their assholes for the comments they've been making. Hopefully we can all ignore them, and listen with our hearts as HUMANS to help a country with nothing left.
I'll try to post a little more often on how you can help. (work is beyond busy these days)

Food for the Poor will continue to send containers throughout the recovery time and items can be dropped off at their Coconut Creek location..

Hands down, if you prefer to donate money, I think the best organization to donate money to is Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontiers as they have been operating in Haiti for awhile and are setting up makeshift hospitals anywhere they can. They've also lost alot of equipment and personnel, and also, people have to be rescued before they can eat..http://doctorswithoutborders.org/

Below are local places accepting drop offs until this weekend...

''SOW A SEED" IS COLLECTING RELIEF ITEMS ON BEHALF OF "FOOD FOR THE POOR" AND WILL ASSIST THEM IN THE HAITIAN LOCAL DISTRIBUTION PROCESS. FOOD FOR THE POOR AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS HAVE REQUESTED THAT FOR THE TIME BEING WE ONLY COLLECT THE MOST URGENTLY NEEDED ITEMS, AT THIS TIME THEY ARE NOT ACCEPTING CLOTHES & SHOES.

All drop-offs should be done no later then Saturday 1-16-2010.
Below are different Drop-off locations in different areas:
1. MILAN KITCHENS
Phone: (305) 773-4277
10832 SW 104 STREET unit # 101
Miami, FL 33186
M-F 10:00am-7:00pm
Sat. 12:00pm-4:00pm
2. Le Chic Events (Judith Joseph)
Phone: (561) 305-3375
1140 Holland Drive Suite 21
Boca Raton, Fl 33487
Monday thru Sunday 7:00am-7:00pm
Please call before Drop-off
3. World Wide Photo
Phone: (305) 756 -1744
5040 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, Fl 33137
M-F 9:00am-6:00pm
Sat. 9:00am-5:00pm
4. Anndex
Phone: (305) 471-8456
7966 NW 14th Street
Doral, Fl 33126
Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
Items needed:
CANNED FOOD(MEATS, FISH, BEANS,SOUPS)
POWEDERED MILK
CANNED MILK
BLANKETS
SLEEPING BAGS
TENTS
FLASHLIGHTS
BATTERIES
WATER
WATER TABLETS
Water Purification Systems
HYGIENE KITS
SOAP
ENERGY BARS
MEDICAL SUPPLIES (NOT EXPIRED)
FIRST AID KITS

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